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Christopher’s Classics Concert 3: - Vesa and friends

Where: The Piano: Centre for Music and the Arts, 156 Armagh Street , Christchurch

Restrictions: All Ages

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  • General Admission: $56.30 ($52.00 + $4.30 fees)
  • Full-time Students (ID): $24.54 ($21.50 + $3.04 fees)
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This concert is presented in association with Chamber Music NZ.
The CMNZ Regional Series is supported by The Deane Endowment Trust Artist Development Fund.

Vesa-Matti Lappanen (violin)
Andrew Thomson (violin)
Nicholas Hancox (viola),
Andrew Joyce (cello)
Samuel Jacobs (horn)
Ian Wildsmith (horn)

Beethoven ~ String Trio in E-flat major, Op. 3
Mozart ~ Horn Quintet in E-flat major, K407
Beethoven ~ Sextet in E-flat major. Op. 81b.

Vesa has gathered an impressive group of friends, all principal players from the NZSO, to perform an exciting programme that shines a light on the sensational horn playing of Samuel Jacobs. As well as performing perhaps the most cherished piece of chamber music with horn, Mozart’s quintet, the group will be joined by a second horn player Ian Wildsmith, also from the NZSO, to play Beethoven’s Sextet in E-flat major. The horns make this a rich full work.

Christopher’s Classics
The Christopher’s Classics programme, founded by Christopher Marshall, has become a mainstay of the Christchurch chamber music scene, showcasing some of New Zealand’s finest musicians. Following the 9 July concert the 2020 series features New Zealand String Quartet (20 August), Aroha String Quartet with Robert Orr (oboe) (3 September), and Marmen Quartet (7 October).

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